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Blockchain Will “Change the Physics” of Health Data Sharing

February 27, 2017 - More than 40,000 healthcare stakeholders gather at the HIMSS Convention and Exhibition every year to get a good look at some of the most advanced and intriguing health IT tools on offer from hundreds of vendors, big and small, seeking to hawk their wares to an evolving industry.  Companies offering the latest and greatest in machine learning, precision medicine, big data analytics, and...


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Blockchain Will “Change the Physics” of Health Data Sharing

by Jennifer Bresnick

More than 40,000 healthcare stakeholders gather at the HIMSS Convention and Exhibition every year to get a good look at some of the most advanced and intriguing health IT tools on offer from hundreds of vendors, big and small, seeking to hawk...

16% of Healthcare Stakeholders Plan to Use Blockchain by 2017

by Jennifer Bresnick

Blockchain may have entered the healthcare lexicon in 2016 as a somewhat fuzzy concept, but the innovative method of securing and validating data transactions is poised to take the industry by storm over the next twelve months, according to an...

ONC Exploring Use of Blockchain in EHRs, Healthcare IoT Devices

by Jennifer Bresnick

The Office of the National Coordinator is looking at the possibility of adding blockchain technology to its health IT arsenal by offering cash prizes for the best research papers addressing the subject.  As part of a new challenge issued...

Is Blockchain the Answer to Healthcare’s Big Data Problems?

by Jennifer Bresnick

The explosion of digital data in the healthcare industry seems to have brought with it nothing but problems.  From complaints about EHR usability and workflows to the complicated quandaries of data interoperability, analytics, and security,...

Privacy is the biggest concern in healthcare analytics, says poll

by Jennifer Bresnick

Nine out of ten data scientists agree: patients should be very concerned about their privacy when it comes to the enormous amount of data healthcare providers are collecting.  In a poll conducted by Revolution Analytics during the Joint Statistics...

Genetic research, data analytics face privacy, ethics concerns

by Jennifer Bresnick

Sometimes, too much data can be a bad thing – or at least a puzzling one.  Genetic researchers analyzing DNA for cancer markers are facing some ethical quandaries and serious patient privacy concerns as digitization and electronic storage...

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